Naples, backcourt reinforcement made official

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Official: Jacob Pullen è a new Gevi Napoli player

Gevi Napoli places an important reinforcement in the backcourt. The Campani, through a statement on its own profiles, announced that it has reached a one-year agreement for the arrival of experienced American point guard Jacob Pullen. 

"La Generazione Vincente Napoli Basket announces that it has signed a one-year agreement with American athlete Jacob Pullen. The 184cm play/guard was born in Maywood (Illinois – USA) on November 10, 1989.   His sports career originated at College Università Kansas State where he played 135 games from 2007 to 2011 with a 15.8 points average. In the 2011/12 season Pullen played for the first time in Italy with Biella in Serie A finishing the year averaging 16 points and 3.2 assists per game. Before moving the following year to Israel where he plays with Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem also in the EuroCup, he participates in the Summer League Pro with the Phoenix Suns. In March 2013 he returned to Italy to Bologna, Virtus side, where he played 8 games with an average of 22.4 points per game. Splendid the following 2013/14 season with Barcelona where he won the Spanish championship and reached the Euro League Final Four. In the 2014/2015 season, after a very brief stint in China with Liaoning Flying Leopards and in Spain with Seville, he returns for the third time to Italy to Brindisi in Serie A where he plays 29 games averaging 14 points and 3.1 assists per game. 

In 2015/16 Pullen played in Croatia with Cedevita Zagreb where he won the championship and Croatian Cup, playing in the Euro League 24 games averaging 13.5 points. The following year he plays in Russia with Khimki Moscow where he participates  in the EuroCup. In 2017 he made his NBA debut playing 3 games with the Philadelphia 76ers, before moving to Iran and Turkey for the rest of the season where he plays with Mahram Tehran and Belediye. In the 2018/19 season he returned to Croatia with Cedevita Zagreb where he won the Croatian Cup again, and finished the league averaging 12.8 points per game while also playing in the EuroCup. In the 2019/21 seasons he plays in Montenegro with Mornar Basket Bar in the Adriatic League averaging 20 points per game in both leagues. In the 2021/22 season, Pullen plays in Slovenia with Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana, where he wins the Slovenian Cup and Supercup and è stars in the EuroCup averaging 14 points per game. 

Last season Pullen played in the West Asia Super League with the jersey of Al Kuwait SC ending his experience with an average of 16.5 points per game. Jacob Pullen è holds a Georgian passport and played with the Georgia national team from 2012 to 2015, also participating in the European Championships" this is the statement issued by the Campania club.

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